Return of the rail: Reviving WNC's passenger rail service

Return of the rail: Reviving WNC’s passenger rail service

Volume
22
/ Issue
37

Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Courtesy of the North Carolina Collection, North Carolina Room, Pack Memorial Library
WNC residents, public officials and the state DOT are continuing a push to bring passenger rail service back to the region. And the WNC Rail Corridor Committee is pursuing a new strategy to make it happen.

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  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Mechanical Eye launches a Kickstarter campaign, Ten Thousand Villages and the Fine Arts Theatre co-host an Earth Day screening and the West Asheville Library screens "Muppets from Space."

news

  • Vice Mayor Wisler leans in, takes over key roles

    -by Virginia Daffron
    In addition to her new role as Vice Mayor, Asheville City Councilmember Gwen Wisler serves on a long list of important city boards and commissions, as well as civic organizations.…
  • WNC Rail Corridor Committee hatches new strategy

    -by Max Hunt
    For more than 20 years, the WNC Rail Corridor Committee has worked tirelessly to prove the economic viability of restoring the historic rail link between Salisbury and Asheville. With changes…

opinion